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How do I get the Android 4 web browser to read arbitrary web pages out loud?

Can the Android browser in ICS read any web page out loud with TalkBack? How? It reads user interface elements, and some parts of specially scripted web pages (google.com) but I don't see how to make ...
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How can I perform Optical Character Recognition and have it read with Text-To-Speech?

I know about the (Danish) app SkanRead, but apparently it is discontinued, so I'm looking for alternatives. The only function I need is that it should allow using the camera to take a photo of some ...
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Android App to read current time out loud?

I am looking for an Android app that would read out loud the current time. For example if I'm in bed and don't want to open my eyes, I would just press a button or something, and it would read "It is ...
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Is there a way to change the “text to speech” person's voice?

By default, it uses the robotic woman's voice for reading text to speech. Is there a way to change the voice to something else?
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How Can I Record Text-To-Speech Output

Android has a Text-To-Speech engine called PicoTTS. Is there any way to have it read a file and save the output to an audio file (instead of routing the audio to the headset or speakers) without ...
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Voice notification management

I got a new Galaxy S 2 and played with it a little. Somehow I activated voice notification, so each SMS message I get someone talking and telling me who sent the message. Each phone call, the same. ...
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Text-to-speech reader for Google Voice SMS text messages?

There are a bunch of apps for reading your phone's "native" SMS text messages, but I couldn't find anything for Google Voice, nor could I find any apps that can generically read text in other apps (...
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Text-to-speech reading queue?

Anything similar to InstaPaper/Chrome to Phone, but with reading (text-to-speech) capabilities?
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Is there a way to have my device say the callers name when the call is coming in?

I have a HTC Desire Z with Froyo . I am trying to find a way to have my device speak the caller name. I have tried SayMyName but it only works if you are connected to the internet. I want a similar ...
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How can I have SMS texts read out to me? [duplicate]

How can I have incoming texts read out to me? It can be useful when I am driving.
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What is the dominant factor for evaluating performance for TTS & ASR?

We know that CPU speed ("MFLOPS") alone is not the only factor that determines the performance of an Android device. Other factors include the I/O subsystem, memory speed and, of course, the software ...
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Google Translate text-to-speech not working

In Google Translate application, when I try to install text-to-speach, It gives me a box saying: Text-to-speach requires: SVOX voice data: {disabled button}Installed{/disabled button} Text-to-...
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Say caller name feature

I am missing that feature from Nokia devices, Is there a chance to make my Xperia X10 say callers name when I have incoming call
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Is there a TTS app that will read me my email or a webpage? [closed]

All I can seem to find is apps that read SMS and manually entered text.
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Is there an app that will vocalize (text to speech) a message (SMS)?

When I'm driving with a headset active (Bluetooth or wired), I want my Android to read me any incoming text messages. Any references?
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How can I change the voice used for the Navigation app on Android?

I love the Navigation app on Android. The voice it uses is fine, but I'd like a little variety. I'd settle for it using the British voice that's available on the phone. However, I've changed the Text-...